Special Occasions cocktail is a wintery cocktail with hints of cranberry
Photo by Andrew Cebulka

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1 serving

    Simple Occasion Cocktail
  • 1½ ounces cranberry and nutmeg infused Reposado Tequila*
  • 1 ounce Rumchata or another cream liquor
  • ½ ounces of spiced simple syrup
  • 4 ounces steeping Lapsing Souchong tea**
  • Sprinkle of fresh ground nutmeg to garnish
  • Spiced Simple Syrup
  • 2 cups water
  • 4 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon whole cloves
  • *Infusions are very simple – you soak ingredients in a base alcohol until you like the taste.

Simple Occasions Cocktail

  1. Combine all ingredients and serve.

Spiced Simple Syrup

  1. Combine all ingredients into a pot and bring to a boil.  Reduce heat and let simmer, allowing liquid to reduce for 45 minutes.
  2. Strain through a cheesecloth or coffee filter. Refrigerate.

Note: Lapsang Souchong is a Chinese black tea from the Fujian province, famous for its smoky aroma and flavor.

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